Permit to Erect an Electrified, Barbed Wire or Razor Wire Fence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require the written approval of the Building Surveyor if you are an owner or occupier of a residential lot or a commercial lot and you intend to erect or retain any barbed wire or other material with spiked or jagged protections.

You will require a licence if you intend to have and use an electric fence, or a razor wire fence, on a lot other than a rural lot.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Exemptions

Rural and special rural lots do not require this permit.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for a licence to have and use an electrified fence you must ensure that:

  • Your lot does not abut a residential lot;
  • The fence complies with Joint Australian New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 3016:1994; and
  • The fence can be rendered inoperable during the hours of business operations, if any on the lot where it is erected.

To be eligible for a licence to have a fence constructed wholly or party of razor wire you must ensure that:

  • Your fence is not within 3m of the boundary of the lot; and
  • Any razor wire used is between 2000mm and 2400mm above the ground level.

Duration

As indicated on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Permit to Erect an Electrified, Barbed Wire or Razor Wire Fence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Shire of Tammin

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Fencing Local Law 2006

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Shire of Tammin


Operating address:
1 Donnan Street
Tammin
WA 6409
Mailing address:
PO BOX 53
Tammin, Western Australia 6409

Phone:

08 96370300

Fax:

08 96371117
shire@tammin.wa.gov.au

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